EC - Carbamate kinase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
carbamate kinase
Other names:
carbamoyl phosphokinase
carbamyl phosphokinase
Systematic name:
ATP:carbamate phosphotransferase


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008804
CAS Registry Number: 9026-69-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (48) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Bishop, S.H. and Grisolia, S.
    Crystalline carbamate kinase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 118: 211-215 (1966). [PMID: 4959296]
  2. Davis, R.H.
    Carbamyl phosphate synthesis in Neurospora crassa. I. Preliminary characterization of arginine-specific carbamyl phosphokinase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 107: 44-53 (1965). [PMID: 5857367]
  3. Glasziou, K.T.
    The metabolism of arginine in Serratia marcescens. II. Carbamyladenosine diphosphate phosphoferase.
    Aust. J. Biol. Sci. 9: 253-262 (1956).
  4. Jones, M.E., Spector, L. and Lipmann, F.
    Carbamyl phosphate, the carbamyl donor in enzymatic citrulline synthesis.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 77: 819-820 (1955).
  5. Srivenugopal, K.S. and Adiga, P.R.
    Enzymic conversion of agmatine to putrescine in Lathyrus sativus seedlings. Purification and properties of a multifunctional enzyme (putrescine synthase).
    J. Biol. Chem. 256: 9532-9541 (1981). [PMID: 6895223]

[EC created 1961]